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Can companies do better in preparing their executives for crises?
Richard Martin
BP CEO Tony Hayward's performance in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico leads us to ask if companies can better prepare their executives for crises.
So You Think It's Easy to Lead During a Crisis?
Richard Martin
Decision-making and leading during a major crisis - such as the current catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico - is difficult and stressful for a leader.

Sources Select Resources

Apocalypse and the Left
Endgame or Business as Usual?
Neumann, Osha
Climate Crisis, the Deindustrialization Imperative and the Jobs vs. Environment Dilemma
Smith, Richard
So long as we live under capitalism, today, tomorrow, next year and every year thereafter, economic growth will always be the overriding priority till we barrel right off the cliff to collapse.
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
A Marxist History of the World part 105: The 2008 Crash: from bubble to black hole
Faulkner, Neil
The financial crisis represents the end of an era in which greed and casino-madness had been given free rein by market deregulation and rising debt.
A Marxist History of the World part 82: The Hungry Thirties
Faulkner, Neil
Beginning with the Wall Street Crash in 1929, the world economy entered the Great Depression. The misguided policies that world leaders pursued ensured that millions of lives were torn apart.
Witness Projection
How Ushahidi is mapping crises around the world
Harper's Magazine
Article about 'Ushahidi', an online platform that allows for real-time reporting on humanitarian crises anywhere in the world.

Sources Bookshelf

An Ounce of Prevention
Navigating your way through Damage Control and Crisis Response
Bonner, Allan Dr.
An organization must recognize the need to be as prepared as possible for crises and controversies. This book, and the companion DVD, are templates to use in preparing both corporate and site-specific...

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